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Treating Depressed Mothers With Escitalopram May Have Greater Benefit to Children, Study Finds

School-age children of mothers with major depression consistently have elevated rates of depression. Now a study in the May American Journal of Psychiatry finds that the children of depressed mothers who took escitalopram for 12 weeks showed significant improvements in depressive symptoms and functioning compared with those whose mothers took bupropion or a combination of the two drugs. For the study, Myrna Weissman, Ph.D., of Columbia University and colleagues independently assessed 135 children (ages 7-17) and 76 depressed mothers participating in a 12-week double-blind randomized clinical trial testing the effects...


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Published By: Psychiatric News - Thursday, 14 May, 2015

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